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Recycle everything, America—except your nuclear waste

On July 8, 2018, Allison Macfarlane and Sharon Squassoni published the joint op-ed "Recycle everything, America -- except your nuclear waste." In this piece, Macfarlane and Squassoni critically examine the promises of new, "advanced" reactors, many of which would require the reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel for safety reasons.  They conclude that recycling spent fuel is "expensive, dirty, and ultimately dangerous, " and therefore "advanced" reactors are not the solution to the nuclear waste problem.

Read the full article with the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists.

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